Alternative reinsurance capital

Articles discussing alternative reinsurance capital. Largely sources from third-party investors in the capital markets, alternative reinsurance capital is increasingly being leveraged by reinsurers as a cheaper cost source of risk transfer while for investors the access to reinsurance returns as an investment is growing in popularity.

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ILS hardening to continue, but ILS managers’ have lessons to learn: SIGLO

The insurance-linked securities (ILS) marketplace is looking particularly attractive at this time, with returns rising on the back of hardening reinsurance rates and greatly improved contract terms having been enforced through recent rounds of renewals. This attractive investment situation may continue, with the hard market even set to become more accentuated read the full article →

Stere raises $5m from alternatives & re/insurance investor Vida Capital

Stere, an insurance technology (insurtech) start-up that has created a capacity platform to help connect embedded insurance partners and MGA's to reinsurance capital, has announced a $5 million Seed+ capital raise from investment manager Vida Capital. Stere's insurtech platform aims to better connect providers of insurance and reinsurance capacity with managing read the full article →

Risk to remain attractive, we’ll need all the capital we can get: Aon panel

Speaking Friday afternoon during a panel discussion convened by Aon's Reinsurance Solutions division, senior executives from some of the world's largest reinsurers said that while they don't anticipate a significant influx of new capital, they do expect insurance risks will continue to attract investors. Andy Marcell, CEO of Aon's Reinsurance Solutions read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending September 25th 2022

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending September 25th 2022, covering catastrophe bonds, ILS, reinsurance capital and related risk transfer topics. To ensure you never miss a thing subscribe to the weekly Artemis email newsletter updates or get our email alerts for every article we publish. Ten most read the full article →

Singapore’s capital market focus for re/insurance development continues

The government of Singapore continues to look to the capital markets to push the boundaries in developing its insurance and reinsurance market, with an ambition to further develop the ability of the sector to tap capital market appetite for risk. In revealing a new growth strategy for the Singapore financial services read the full article →

Video from ILS NYC 2022 conference. Session 5: Wrap-up

The fifth and final panel session of our ILS NYC 2022 conference, that was held in New York back in April, saw our expert moderators from earlier sessions at the event come together to discuss some of the main threads of conversation from the day. This video is of the fifth read the full article →

Tremor launches Sandbox, a full-featured marketplace demo

Tremor Technologies, the insurtech with a technology-based programmatic insurance and reinsurance risk transfer marketplace, has announced the launch of Tremor Sandbox™, a full-featured demo version of its software allowing reinsurance buyers and sellers to try out its platform. Tremor Technologies believes that transparency is key in marketplace design and development, so read the full article →

Retrocession steady despite rates. Reinsurers to use loss budgets in 2022: S&P

For major reinsurance companies, de-risking their books, such as we're seeing with the pull-back from property catastrophe risk in some quarters, will need to be a balancing act of finding their optimal gross exposure and use of retrocession, S&P Global Ratings has said. The rating agency explained in a recent report read the full article →

Capital markets & cat risk makes “deep economic sense” – Swiss Re CEO

Bringing together the capital markets and natural catastrophe risk in reinsurance, makes "deep economic sense", according to the CEO of Swiss Re, as leveraging ILS capital is a win-win-win for his company, Christian Mumenthaler explained in our recent interview. Christian Mumenthaler joined us for a new Artemis Live video interview just read the full article →

Best of Artemis, week ending September 18th 2022

Here are the ten most popular news articles, week ending September 18th 2022, covering catastrophe bonds, ILS, reinsurance capital and related risk transfer topics. To ensure you never miss a thing subscribe to the weekly Artemis email newsletter updates or get our email alerts for every article we publish. Ten most read the full article →